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Sept. 30, 2017



I-81 SLOW-ROLL CLOSURES IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 8

STAUNTON – “Slow-roll” closures for utility work over Interstate 81 in Rockingham County have been postponed to early Sunday morning, October 8. The work had been scheduled for October 1.

Motorists may experience a 15-20 minute delay on Sunday, October 8, along I-81 northbound and southbound near mile marker 252. Virginia State Police will assist with a slow-roll closure while crews extend utility lines over the interstate. The work is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.

Slow-roll times are subject to change and are weather dependent.

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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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